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Spring Break Week Drop-In Activities

March 13th, 2017 All Day - March 17th, 2017

March 13–17  Spring Break Week Drop-In Activities

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City

Info: It is Spring Break week for Oklahoma City Public Schools and surrounding districts! Drop by and participate in family-friendly activities inspired by different temporary exhibitions on view in the galleries. Create make-and-take activities each day while supplies last. Perfect for homeschoolers too, these activities are free to Museum members or with Museum admission. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Except Where Noted)

March 13 – Bandanna Decorating

Decorate your very own bandanna in honor of the Museum’s new exhibit A Yard of Turkey Red: The Western Bandanna.

March 14 – Fun with Illustration

Become a junior illustrator by making your own paperback book cover inspired by the exhibit The Artistry of the Western Paperback.

March 15 – Threadwork Bracelets

Learn the art of wrapping thread as seen in the exhibit Power and Prestige: Headdresses of the American Plains.

March 16 – Paisley Pop Art

Learn about the origins of the decorative element seen on most contemporary bandannas and design your own paisley canvas pop art based on the exhibit A Yard of Turkey Red: The Western Bandanna.

March 17 – Hollywood Hunt

Screening Times: 10:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.

Dub and Mozelle Richardson Theater and Museum Galleries

Join us for a special screening of The Cowboys starring John Wayne. After the film, partake in a scavenger hunt that takes families through the temporary exhibit Hollywood and the American West and the Museum’s Western Performers Gallery to explore the classic icons of Western films.